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Paul McCartney addresses Capitol Records conference

On this day Paul McCartney addressed a sales conference attended by executives from Capitol Records, where he announced that all future Beatles records would be released through the group’s Apple Records label.

Recording, mixing: Dizzy Miss Lizzy, Bad Boy

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles recorded two Larry Williams songs on this evening, both of which were initially intended for Capitol Records, their label in North America. Dizzy Miss Lizzy and Bad Boy had been in the group’s live set since their Cavern Club days.

US single release: Ticket To Ride

Ticket To Ride, The Beatles’ ninth Capitol Records single, was the first release from the Help! album sessions. It was issued as Capitol 5407, with Yes It Is on the b-side.

Mixing: Ticket To Ride

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Norman Smith While The Beatles were filming in Obertauern, Austria, in London a new mono mix of Ticket To Ride was created at EMI Studios in London.

US EP release: 4 By The Beatles

Capitol Records released their second and final Beatles EP on this day. 4 By The Beatles had the catalogue number Capitol R-5365, and was released only in mono.

US single release: I Feel Fine

Four days before its UK release, Capitol Records in America issued The Beatles’ single I Feel Fine/She’s A Woman, as well as a documentary album, The Beatles’ Story.

US EP release: Four By The Beatles

The first of two Beatles EPs released by Capitol Records was issued on this day. Four By The Beatles had the serial number Capitol EAP 1-2121, and was released only in mono.